20 September 2013

Evoking Eros

Whilst you are contemplating the evocation of place in poetry in time for J.S.Watts' location-setting workshop for Royston Arts Festival on Saturday, 28th September,  you may also like to think about love and romance and their role in poetry (or at least, western, English language poetry).

What better way to do this than read  J.S.Watts' blog post on the topic, which was written for the blog page of the wonderful romantic novelist, Ute Carbone. There's Elizabeth Barrett Browning, William Shakespeare, John Donne, Tennyson and Dorothy Parker to name drop just a few of the poets who feature. It's sweet. It's bitter. Go on, read it. You know you want to...

2 September 2013

Evoking Place in Poetry

As part of Royston Arts Festival 2013 , J.S.Watts will be running a FREE workshop on evoking/ establishing a sense of place in your poetry.

The workshop will take place on Saturday, 28th September, 10.00am - 12.00 noon at Greneway School, Royston, Hertfordshire. Whilst it is free, you will need to book in advance to attend.

The event is suitable for all ages from age 14 upwards and should suit inexperienced and experienced poets alike.

For further details on the workshop and how to book, click here.